Edgar Allan Poe Task Cards for Middle School ELA | Halloween Activity

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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These Edgar Allan Poe task cards make for an engaging review day while having a bit of Halloween fun. There are 12 task cards that drawn from four of Poe's works: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Raven. Your students do not need to read the full texts to complete these task cards as each asks a questions related to an excerpt found on the card. This is a great way to introduce or supplement an Edgar Allen Poe unit, or they can be used in isolation. Included you will find:

  1. 12 Printable Task Cards- Orange and Black
  2. A Black and White Version of the Cards for Black and White Printers
  3. Student Answer Sheet
  4. Answer Key
  5. PowerPoint Slides for Posting the Task Cards Digitally- Use them as Bell Ringers in October!

The task cards cover context clues, figurative language, point of view, and elements of poetry.

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12 Slides, 8 Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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